Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding view extents and crop regions, part of Revit Architecture 2016 Essential Training (Imperial).
- In this movie, I'm gonna look at a completely…different aspect of controlling what you see…in your Views in Revit, and look at…the Crop Region feature.…The Crop Region feature is a border that will…appear around your Views,…so that you can use it in plans, elevations,…sections, even 3D Views.…And then it's used to actually crop…what you see in the View.…So only the geometry within that border will display.…So Crop Regions can be really helpful…in helping us size our Views in order to help…enable them to fit on sheets of paper…when it comes time to print.…
I'm in a floor plan right now.…What I'm gonna do is z + f to zoom to fit.…And that will back me out to…these elevation markers out here.…Then I'm gonna type z + o to zoom out 2x.…And, as you can see, I could keep zooming out and out,…and there really is no limit to that.…Now the reason I want to zoom out this far…is because at the moment, this View…does not have a Crop Region enabled.…So if I came over here and drew a wall,…and placed it way out here,…that wall would continue to display.…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
Paul also shows advanced techniques for modeling stairs, complex walls, and partially obscured building elements, as well as adding rooms and solid geometry. Finally, discover how to annotate your drawing so all the components are perfectly understood, and learn how to output sheets to DWF, PDF, or AutoCAD.
- Understanding BIM and the Revit element hierarchy
- Navigating views
- Creating a new project from a template
- Adding walls, doors, and windows
- Adding plumbing fixtures and other components
- Linking AutoCAD DWG files
- Rotating and aligning Revit links
- Working with footprint and extrusion roofs
- Adding openings
- Adding railings and extensions to stairs
- Creating stacked and curtain walls
- Hiding and isolating objects
- Adding rooms
- Creating schedule views and tags
- Adding text and dimensions
- Creating new families
- Using reference planes, parameters, and constraints
- Plotting and creating a PDF
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1. Core Concepts
2. Getting Comfortable with the Revit Environment
3. Starting a Project
4. Modeling Basics
5. Links, Imports, and Groups
6. Sketch-Based Modeling Components
8. Complex Walls
9. Visibility and Graphic Controls
11. Schedules and Tags
12. Annotation and Details
13. The Basics of Families
14. Sheets, Plotting, and Publishing
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